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Occupational Health Nurse - 2nd Shift

Company: Klein Tools, Inc.
Location: Mansfield
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Occupational Health Nurse - 2nd Shift Mansfield, TX, USA Req #: 1291We are growing! Klein Tools make great products with the highest of standards. We value Quality, Customer Obsession, Innovation, Teamwork and Ownership. These five distinguishing values define our company's culture and how we operate as an organization. We believe that these values set our business above others in our industry. At Klein Tools, you have the opportunity to forge your career with an iconic brand to drive your future!There has never been a better time to join Klein Tools! In the role of Occupational Health Nurse, you will oversee treatment of ill/injured employees to include workers' compensation and medical first response. This position will also assist in providing clinical case management for non-occupational health disability programs. You will serve as an expert in health promotion, health education and disease prevention for all Klein Tools facilities. The Occupational Health Nurse will also manage the hearing conservation program and perform audiometric testing. This position works closely with Environmental Health & Safety and Human Resources. Additional responsibilities of the Occupational Health Nurse include: --- Provides initial assessment, direct care, treatment and follow up of work-related injuries and illnesses within the scope of practice and consistent with nursing guidelines. --- Manage the workers' compensation program to provide case management and advocacy for employees. --- Serves as liaison to health clinics, physicians and hospitals for work-related and non-occupational injury and illness. --- Consult with Human Resources and provide clinical review with regards to STD and FMLA programs. --- Assure compliance with regulatory requirements related to clinical practice, e.g., OSHA, HIPAA, ADA. --- Partner with EH&S and operations in accident and near miss investigation, safety evaluations as well as identify, evaluate and implement accommodations and return to work for employees on restricted duty. --- Collaborate with EH&S and Human Resources to help grow the safety culture. --- Identify emergency situations and provide care within scope of practice. --- Manage First Responder programs to include training and certification at all Klein Tools facilities in addition to reasonable suspicion and bloodborne pathogen training. --- Develop health promotion and education strategies to optimize employee health. --- Serve as employee advocate and resource in utilization of benefits such referral to employee assistance programs, wellness programs, etc. Qualifications Active R.N. license in the state of Texas with five (5) years nursing experience in emergency, urgent care or medical/surgical nursing to include two (2) years in the occupational health setting. BSN or BS preferred. Must be BLS certified. Experience with workers compensation case management and FMLA. Certification in Occupational Health Nursing (COHN or COHN-S) is preferred. Certified Occupational Health Conservationist (COHC) preferred. Physical Demand RequirementsOccasionally required to stand, walk or sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Travel Requirements 10% (3 days per month) PM19 Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including: 401(k) Company MatchProfit SharingPaid Vacation/HolidaysShared Cost Medical & DentalFlex SpendingEducation Reimbursement ProgramEmployee Discount Program Klein Tools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. For candidates with disabilities and needing assistance, please email us at Other details Job Family Human Resources Job Function Office Pay Type Salary Travel Required Yes Travel % 10 Telecommute % 0 Required Education Bachelor's Degree PI182145236

Keywords: Klein Tools, Inc., Mansfield , Occupational Health Nurse - 2nd Shift, Healthcare , Mansfield, Texas

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